Özgür Yıldırım TORUN

Özgür Yıldırım Torun graduated from Marmara University, Faculty of Dentistry in 1997. He, completed a MSc degree at Karadeniz Technical University, Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology in 1999 and is the author of MSc thesis ‘’Rapid detection of Ten Suspected Periodontal Pathogens in Subgingival Plaque Samples From Adult Periodontitis by PCR’’.

From 2000 to 2007 he was a research assistant at Hacettepe University.

He completed a PhD degree at Hacettepe University, Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiology in 2007. He is the author of the international PhD thesis ‘’Lethal Photosensitization of Oral Pathogens’’.

In 2016, graduated from Anadolu University, Department of Audio-Visual Techniques and Media Production for the programme in Photography and Camera Operation. One of his passionate field is dental photography. He is teaching how to use light in dental photography and videography. He is the inventor of Owlbracket which is a flash bracket for DSLR cameras.

He is giving lectures and working on Ozone Plasma Therapy in dentistry, microbial control of clinical air. He is giving hands-on courses and lectures on esthetic applications of composite resins.

He is a member of the International Team For Implantology (ITI), Turkish Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EDAD), European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ESCD). He is an active member of the international “TRquoise” study group.

Since 1997; He is a self employed professional in the field of esthetic restorative dentistry, implant dentistry and perio-plastic surgery in Ankara.